What is Boris Johnson's Net Worth?

Boris Johnson Net Worth – $2 Million

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Boris Johnson is a $2 million-wealthy British politician. Queen Elizabeth II nominated Boris Prime Minister in July 2019, after Theresa May resigned as Prime Minister following her party’s majority defeat. From 2008 until 2016, Johnson was Mayor of London. He is only the second Prime Minister from outside the British Isles in British history. New York City is where he was born.

A fresh election was called in October 2019 after Parliament was dissolved. Boris was re-elected on December 12, 2019, giving his conservative party its highest majority in 30 years.

Journalism And Early Years

In June of 1964, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born in New York City. Eton College and Balliol College, both in Oxford, were where he received his education. Boris began his professional life as a reporter. He was a journalist for The Times and The Daily Telegraph, among other publications. He worked for The Daily Telegraph as an assistant editor from 1994 to 1999, and then for The Spectator as an editor from 1999 to 2005.

Politics

In 2001, Johnson was elected as a Member of Parliament for Henley, which was his first political job. During his time in the House of Commons, Johnson was a member of the Conservative Party and published books as well as made frequent television appearances. In 2004, he served as the Shadow Minister for the Arts for a short time, and from 2005 to 2007, he served as the Shadow Minister for Higher Education.

He was elected Mayor of London in 2008, defeating Labour’s incumbent Ken Livingstone.

He was in charge of the Olympic Games in London in 2012, and he made it illegal to drink and use public transit. Johnson won re-election in 2012, defeating Ken Livingstone for the second time.

Finances

Boris made roughly $1 million the year before he became Prime Minister, including $450,000 from a weekly column for the Daily Telegraph. When he became Prime Minister, he had to leave this post behind. He may also conducted lucrative speaking engagements worth up to $200,000 each speech in the past.

As Prime Minister, he earns a salary of $220,000 each year.

Boris has allegedly expressed private concerns about his financial status throughout his stint as Prime Minister. After his divorce from Marina Wheeler, his wife of over 30 years, in 2018, he apparently lost a lot of money.

Boris is likely to make a fortune from speaking fees when he quits the Prime Minister’s office.

Life in General

Boris married Allegra Mostyn-Owen, the daughter of a well-known art historian and an Italian writer, from 1987 until 1993.

Boris married Marina Wheeler just 12 days after completing his divorce from Allegra. In 2018, they split up.

Carrie Symonds was his wife in 2021.

Boris is the father of six children

Four from his marriage to Wheeler, one from an affair, and one from his relationship with Carrie Johnson. He maintained dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom for most of his life. To prove his commitment to the United Kingdom, he resigned his American citizenship in 2016.

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Property Development

The pair occupied a magnificent property in the London neighborhood of Islington while he was married to Marina Wheeler. This home was sold for $4.6 million in 2019 as part of their divorce settlement.

Boris kept his Oxfordshire home, which he rents out for $6-7,000 a month, even after the divorce.

He also has a 20% stake in his family’s long-standing Exmoor estate.

In 2021, when he married Carrie, they bought a property in South London for $1.65 million.